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About 400 people are struck by lightning each year and there are about 55 deaths per year based on a 30 year average. Lightning can strike even when the thunderstorm is 5 to 10 miles away. If you can … more
I would like to share my appreciation to Christus Good Shepherd Medical Center in Longview, Tx. The care I received was outstanding from beginning to end. The entire staff and Dr. Rama Nayini … more
AWAKENING TO THE SOUND of birds singing seemed natural on a sunny spring day. A smile crossed my face and I felt quite blessed and then it registered…this was Good Friday, the day HE was nailed to … more
H.L. and Lyda: Growing Up in the H L Hunt and Lyda Bunker Hunt Family as Told by Their Eldest Daughter Margaret Hill, Author, Jane and Burt Boyer, Author August House Publishers (276p) ISBN … more
The semicolon and I got off to a bad start. I was an insecure teenager sitting in typing class wondering why this obnoxious little punctuation mark deserved one of just eight coveted spots under my … more
THOSE Lazy-Hazy-Crazy Days of Summer are supposed to be upon us but with the whirlwind of back-to-school activities and last minute vacations, the atmosphere in this community is far from lazy. At … more
Awe. The flags waving along with the red, white and blue banners stretched across downtown Kilgore are awe inspiring. It is enough to take the breath away even without seeing the fireworks bursting … more
According to social media, the answer to the “mass shootings” in America is simple... “Put prayer back in school and it will end.” Seriously? How about, “We never had this problem 40 years … more
2,900 home clothes dryer fires are reported each year and cause an estimated 5 deaths, 100 injuries, and $35 million in property loss. Failure to clean the dryer is the leading cause of home clothes … more
In the scorching summer weather, which lasts roughly from Easter to Thanksgiving in East Texas, if you want to avoid morphing into an extra-greasy (and slightly hairy) strip of bacon, escaping the … more
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